Recognising the key role that unpaid carers play in the community in and around Warwickshire, Alcester based live in care provider, Helping Hands has awarded the prestigious ‘Carer of the Year’ accolade to Denese Farley at the 2012 Pride of Stratford Awards.
The Pride of Stratford Awards, which took place on February 17th are designed to acknowledge the very best of local business and selfless community heroes, with the Carer of the Year accolade being one of the highlights of the ceremony.
Ben Lee, Chief Operating Officer of Helping Hands, presented the award to Ms Farley; afterwards he paid tribute to her and carers like her around the region saying, “I’m delighted, on behalf of Helping Hands, to have been able to acknowledge Mrs Farley’s remarkable care work. Every day carers like her make a real difference to people’s lives. It’s because of them, and the amazing work they do, that people are able to remain in their own homes during some of the most difficult periods of their life.”
Formed in Alcester in 1989, Helping Hands is one of the most experienced, and highest regarded, care providers operating in Warwickshire and has grown significantly over recent years to become one of the largest providers of 24 hour live-in care solutions in England and Wales. Helping Hands also providers a domiciliary ‘by the hour’ care service in Warwickshire, Worcestershire and parts of the Cotswolds.